Weed, Cocaine and Crack Cocaine in the South

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Updated: December 9, 2016

A joint anti drugs operation took place in Dangriga on Thursday. Police say they searched seven houses and twenty five individuals. A search at the home of 32-year-old Aniki Lopez led to the discovery of two point one grams of cannabis in his bedroom. Lopez will be charged with possession of controlled drugs. A search at the home of BDF volunteer 46-year-old Dayton Longsworth yielded twenty eight point one grams of cocaine inside a bedroom. Present at the time were 42-year-old Susette Longsworth and a sixteen year old female. All three will be charged with drug trafficking. Police say they found three point five grams of crack cocaine in an abandoned lot. This was labelled as found property. A search of an abandoned lot in the Back A Town Area led to the discovery of a black plastic bag containing sixty point five grams of cannabis. The drug was labelled and deposited as found property. 33-year-old Erick McKenzie and 33-year-old Ulric Castillo were both detained. Police say the two had a bench warrant out for them. A search of an abandoned lot on Lemon Street led to the discovery of five point seven grams of cannabis. The drug was deposited as found property.